Emoji Information
Birthday Cake

Food & Drink Category

Birthday Cake

Pastel del cumpleaños

A cake is a frosted layered dessert that is baked. Cakes is traditionally served in celebration of someone's birthday. Although cakes are served at many other events, such as weddings and retirements, this particular cake includes candles, which signifies it as a birthday cake. It is tradition to place lit candles on a birthday cake, sing the "Happy Birthday" song and have the birthday person make a wish and blow out the candles. Naturally, this emoji is used most frequently when a birthday is involved.

Emoji History The emoji code/ image log of changes.

  1. This emoji was part of the proprietary / non-standardized emoji set first introduced by Japanese carriers like Softbank. These emojis became part of the Apple iPhone starting in iOS 2.2 as an unlockable feature on handsets sold in English speaking countries.
  2. In iOS 5 / OSX 10.7, the underlying code that the Apple OS generates for this emoji was changed.

Emoji General Information

Twitter Emoji Popularity (Rank) 217 of 2393
Apple/iOS Picture
Google Android Picture
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Twitter.com Picture
LG Emoji Picture
Samsung Emoji Picture
Phantom Open Emoji Picture Not created yet
ASCII Conversion
"Short Code" Name :birthday:
Keywords Birthday, Birth, Cake, Dessert, Wish, Celebrate

Unicode Category Information

Unicode Category Miscellaneous Symbols and Pictographs
Unicode Range 1F300–1F5FF
Unicode Subcategory Celebration Symbols

Editorial Comment

A white frosting birthday cake with lots of candles. It's a party!

Proposed Unicode Information & Notes

Unicode Category Artifacts
Unicode Subcategory Celebration Symbols
Names & Annotations BIRTHDAY CAKE Temporary Notes: birthday
Symbol Information U+1F382 proposed
Proposal Identifier e-511

Character Mapping/Crosswalk Notes

DoCoMo  #73 'Birthday' バースデー 「baasudee」 U+E686 SJIS-F8E7 JIS-783F
KDDI  #313 バースデー 「baasudee」 U+E5A0 SJIS-F7BD JIS-783F
Softbank  #137 #old345 バースデーケーキ 「baasudeekeeki」 U+E34B SJIS-F9EB

Emoji Character Encoding Data

Emoji Code Version iOS 4 Code
UTF-8 Unicode Character(s)
UTF-8 Character Count 1
Character(s) In Input
AppleColorEmoji Font (available in OSX/iOS)
Decimal HTML Entity 
Hexadecimal HTML Entity 
Hex Code Point(s) e34b
Formal Unicode Notation U+E34B
Decimal Code Point(s) 58187
UTF-8 Hex (C Syntax) 0xEE 0x8D 0x8B
UTF-8 Hex Bytes EE 8D 8B
UTF-8 Octal Bytes 356 215 213
UTF-16 Hex (C Syntax) 0xE34B
UTF-16 Hex e34b
UTF-16 Dec 58187
UTF-32 Hex (C Syntax) 0x0000E34B
UTF-32 Hex E34B
UTF-32 Dec 58187
Python Src u"\uE34B"
PHP Src "\xee\x8d\x8b"
C/C++/Java Src "\uE34B"
Emoji Code Version iOS 5 - Current
UTF-8 Unicode Character(s) 🎂
UTF-8 Character Count 1
Character(s) In Input
AppleColorEmoji Font (available in OSX/iOS) 🎂
Decimal HTML Entity 🎂
Hexadecimal HTML Entity 🎂
Hex Code Point(s) 1f382
Formal Unicode Notation U+1F382
Decimal Code Point(s) 127874
UTF-8 Hex (C Syntax) 0xF0 0x9F 0x8E 0x82
UTF-8 Hex Bytes F0 9F 8E 82
UTF-8 Octal Bytes 360 237 216 202
UTF-16 Hex (C Syntax) 0xD83C 0xDF82
UTF-16 Hex d83cdf82
UTF-16 Dec 55356 57218
UTF-32 Hex (C Syntax) 0x0001F382
UTF-32 Hex 01F382
UTF-32 Dec 127874
Python Src u"\U0001F382"
PHP Src "\xf0\x9f\x8e\x82"
C/C++/Java Src "\uD83C\uDF82"

Emoji Character Encoding Data (equivalent or similiar)

Emoji EncodingDoCoMoKDDIGoogle
UTF-8 Unicode Character(s)󾔑
UTF-8 Character Count111
Character(s) In Input
Decimal HTML Entity󾔑
Hexadecimal HTML Entity󾔑
Hex Code Point(s)e686e5a0fe511
Formal Unicode NotationU+E686U+E5A0U+FE511
Decimal Code Point(s)59014587841041681
UTF-8 Hex (C Syntax)0xEE 0x9A 0x860xEE 0x96 0xA00xF3 0xBE 0x94 0x91
UTF-8 Hex BytesEE 9A 86EE 96 A0F3 BE 94 91
UTF-8 Octal Bytes356 232 206356 226 240363 276 224 221
UTF-16 Hex (C Syntax)0xE6860xE5A00xDBB9 0xDD11
UTF-16 Hexe686e5a0dbb9dd11
UTF-16 Dec590145878456249 56593
UTF-32 Hex (C Syntax)0x0000E6860x0000E5A00x000FE511
UTF-32 HexE686E5A00FE511
UTF-32 Dec59014587841041681
Python Srcu"\uE686"u"\uE5A0"u"\U000FE511"
PHP Src"\xee\x9a\x86""\xee\x96\xa0""\xf3\xbe\x94\x91"
C/C++/Java Src"\uE686""\uE5A0""\uDBB9\uDD11"

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